"It was cool to have a chance to listen to a real person speak about what he went through during the Holocaust. He was the most credible source that we could have. I learned a lot more through his pictures and stories." ~ Boys Latin Charter School student

Archive - 2009


October 14th

Off the Face of the Earth

Their story is one of history's most remarkable epics of survival. On the night of October 12, 1942, as the Nazis intensified their grip eastern Europe, several Jewish families, including grandmothers and toddlers, disappeared into Priest's Grotto, a vast labyrinth of caves in western Ukraine. For a year and a half they lived, worked, and outlasted the Nazis.

This is their story